Chapter 1: Horse Racing
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The General Stud Book of South Africa - Vol 24 1980-1981 - Containing Pedigrees of Thoroughbred Racehorses
The Jockey Club of South Africa, Turffontein, South Africa. 1985. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 941 pages (complete). Covers the period: 1 August, 1980 to 31 July, 1984. A comfortable copy. The boards are grubby and a little worn all about. The boards have scuffing and marks. Nonetheless, they are benign and sure. Within, the contents bear evidence of avid use throughout. The frontis and end papers have marks and some stains. The contents, in general, are stable, well organised and presented, clean, clear, contented and certain. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Vintage Winning Post Photographs of Races About the Witwatersrand During the 1930s - Prints and Albums
Private. 1932. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Ill.: Goldstein, Abe (photo). A VERY RARE COLLECTION of photographic prints from the pioneering Johannesburg racing photographer, Abe Goldstein. There are a few other pictures from others. These pictures were taken during the very early days of the racecourses in and around Johannesburg. Photographs by Abe Goldstein are exceptionally difficult to find. 95 loose prints, two albums. A (mostly) complete list of photographs (both loose and affixed): All winners ridden by E Gruar [Race - Date - Course - Winners (1,2,3)]. New Clare Handicap (B) 6 fur. - May 10th, 1933 - New Clare - 1. Austrian; 2. Success IV; 3. -- CzarBenoni Handicap (B) 1 1/4 miles - May 24th, 1933 - Benoni - 1. Austrian; 2. Emeer; 3. Heraclea -- Rose Deep Handicap (A) 1 mile - June 17th, 1933 - Germiston - 1. Austrian; 2. Radio; 3. Heraclea -- Galloway & Pony Handicap (C) 6 fur. - Jan 27th, 1934 - Auckland Park - 1. Parma Violet; 2. Longhead; 3. Spark -- Park Hill Handicap (1m1f) - May 26th, 1934 - Germiston - 1. Papal; 2. Friars Heel; 3. Lochaber Maiden -- Pony & Galloway Handicap, 5 fur - Sept 22nd, 1934 - Germiston - 1. Sessa; 2. Silk Sacks; 3. Tap Dance -- Rossmore Handicap (C) 5 fur - Nov 24th 1934 - Auckland Park - 1. Scarf; 2. Piquant; 3. Attentive -- Grand Stand Handicap (D) 7 fur - Dec 1st 1934 - Benoni - Countess Hoo; 2. Fijian Maid; 3. Gundeck -- Airport Stayers' Handicap 2 miles - Dec 8th 1934 - Germiston - 1. Youth; 2. Tor Grag; 3. Northeaster -- Rossmore Handicap (C) 5 fur - Dec 15th 1934 - Auckland Park - 1. Divine Lady; 2. Immaculate; 3. Bombardment -- Governor-General's Cup 5fur 120yds - Jan 1st 1935 - Turffontein - 1. Bulwark; 2. State Occasion; +Poor Mutt; +Le Matin -- Pony Handicap (B) 6 fur - Jan 19th 1935 - Turffontein - 1. Dan's Arrow; 2. Eina; 3. Turn Up -- Galloway and Pony Handicap (C) 6 fur - Jan 23rd 1935 - New Clare - 1. Hair Comb; 2. King's Harem; 3. Snipe -- Galloway and Pony Handicap (C) 5 fur - Feb 23rd 1935 - Turffontein - 1. Sofia; 2. Lena; 3. Dandy Desmond -- Galloway and Pony Handicap (C) 6 fur - March 9th 1935 - Turffontein - 1. Sofia; 2. Fargo; 3. Sea-Hawk -- Galloway and Pony Handicap (A) 5 fur - March 9th 1935 - Turffontein - 1. Lethargy; 2. Director; 3. Lady D -- Juvenile Handicap 6 fur - March 16th 1935 - Germiston - 1. State Occasion; 2. Amiss; 3. Namaqualand -- Benoni Handicap (A) 1 mile - March 23rd 1935 - Benoni - 1. Austrian; 2. Scoop; 3. Bathing Suit -- Auckland Park Handicap (A) 1 mile - March 30th 1935 - Auckland Park - 1. Austrian; 2. Scoop; 3. Adam; 4. Sandsnipe -- Holiday Handicap (C) 1 1/4 miles - May 6th 1935 - Auckland Park - 1. Sunburnt; 2. Florin; 3. Evensong -- Flying Handicap (C) 7 fur - May 31st 1935 - Turffontein - 1. Royal Standard; 2. Scotch Salmon; 3. Melrose; 4. Trade Treaty -- Jeppestown Handicap (Tops) 1m 1fur - June 1st 1935 - Turffontein - 1. Austrian; 2. Soother; 3. Machine; 4. Bathing Suit -- Auckland Park Handicap (A) 1mile - June 22nd 1935 - 1. Friar's Heel; 2. Eye Witness; 3. Adam -- Stewards' Handicap 6 fur - June 29th 1935 - Benoni - 1. Mast Head; 2. Hoodman; 3. Son and Heir -- Pony Handicap (C) 7 fur - July 6th 1935 - Turffontein - 1. Roman Emperor; 2. Contender; 3. King's Memory -- July Handicap 1 mile - July 13th 1935 - Germiston - 1. Austrian; 2. Pal; 3. Eye Witness; 4. Bathing Suit -- Auckland Park Handicap (B) 6 fur - July 20th 1935 - Auckland Park - 1. State Occasion; 2. Sunburnt; 3. Cheery Lad -- Galloway & Pony Handicap (D) 7 fur - Aug 10th 1935 - Turffontein - 1. Medallist; 2. King's Harem; 3. Exterminator -- Galloway & Pony Handicap (C) 6 fur - Aug 28th 1935 - New Clare - 1. Halt; 2. King's Harem; 3. Pimpernell -- Galloway & Pony Handicap (B) 7 fur - Aug 28th 1935 - New Clare - 1. Medallist; 2. Fancy Croft; 3. Kilpatrick Auckland Park Handicap (C) 1 mile - Sept 28th 1935 - Auckland Park - 1. Dorcas II; 2. Cuba; 3. Ibis -- Auckland Park Handicap (B) 7 fur - Sept 28th 1935 - Auckland Park - 1. Masthead; 2. Walk-Over -- Galloway & Pony Handicap (Med) 7 fur - Oct 2nd 1935 - New Clare - 1. Medallist; 2. Fancy Croft; 3. Collar's Pride Maiden Pony Handicap 5 fur - Nov 2nd 1935 - Benoni - 1. Doughboy; 2. Gladys; 3. Ocean Queen -- Galloway & Pony Handicap (B) 6 fur - Nov 16th 1935 - Auckland Park - 1. Sessa; 2. Forest Vale; 3. Emulsion -- Rossmore Handicap (C) 1m1fur - Dec 14th 1935 - Auckland Park - 1. Dorcas II; 2. Lemonade; 3. Aureole Rose Deep Handicap (D) 7 fur - Jan 11th 1936 - Germiston - 1. The Padre; 2. Lady Baddington; 3. Kudo -- Pony & Galloway Handicap (Med) 6 fur - Jan 29th 1936 - New Clare - 1. Halt; 2. Joe; 3. Urgent -- Galloway & Pony Handicap (Bot) 6 fur - Feb 12th 1936 - New Clare - 1. In and Out; 2. Exterminator; 3. Eager Desmond -- Maiden Plate 6 fur - Feb 22nd 1936 - Germiston - 1. Lady Sol; 2. Epitaph; 3. False -- Benoni Grand Stand Handicap (£500) 1 1/4 miles - Feb 29th 1936 - Benoni - 1. Radio; 2. Sunny Days; 3. Papal -- Boxburg Handicap (A) 5 fur - Feb 29th 1936 - Benoni - 1. I'm Funny That Way; 2. Zeal; 3. Clove Hitch -- Krugersdorp Handicap (C) 1 mile - March 11th 1936 - 1. Cortino; 2. Poeta; 3. Uitspan -- Moderate Handicap (Tops) 7 fur - March 21st 1936 - 1. Lethargy; 2. The Harp; 3. The Quickish -- Benoni Handicap (D) 1 1/4 miles - March 28th 1936 - Benoni - 1. Patronymic; 2. Indifference; 3. Bombardment Galloway & Pony Handicap (D) 5 fur - April 4th 1936 - Turffontein - 1. Pledge; 2. Hoops; 3. Hello -- Flying Handicap (C) 7 fur - April 11th 1936 - Turffontein - 1. Zenana; 2. Nonsuch; 3. Patronymic Brokers' Handicap (B) 1 mile - April 13th 1936 - Turffontein - 1. Eiderdown; 2. Yankee Pro; Quarter Board Rand Airport Handicap (Bot) 1m1fur - May 2nd 1936 - Germiston - 1. Zenana; 2. Countess Hoo; 3. Imperial Conference -- Maiden Plate 5 fur - May 2nd 1936 - Germiston - 1. Caprice; 2. Passage; 3. Danubian -- Benoni Handicap (D) 5 fur - May 25th 1936 - Benoni - 1. Sofia; 2. Glance Off; 3. Rickshaw -- Maiden Handicap 5 fur - May 30th 1936 - Turffontein - 1. Welcome Son; 2. Longing; 3. Austerlitz -- Pony Handicap (B) 1 mile - June 27th 1936 - Turffontein - 1. King's Memory; 2. Katrina; 3. Gladys -- Galloway & Pony Handicap (C) 6 fur - June 27th 1936 - Turffontein - 1. Hello; 2. Eastern Bird; 3. -- Longwood Maiden Pony Handicap 5 fur - July 4th 1936 - Germiston - 1. Romulus; 2. Morning Dew; 3. Maluti Maid -- Rose Deep Handicap (B) 6 fur - July 4th 1936 - Germiston - 1. Souvenance; 2. Hoodman; 3. Merry Jaunt -- Rose Deep Handicap (A) 1 mile - July 4th 1936 - Germiston - 1. State Occasion; 2. Radio; 3. Astonished -- Auckland Park Handicap 1 mile - July 11th 1936 - Auckland Park - 1. Austrian; 2. Playfair; 3. Cheery Lad -- Stewards' Handicap 6 fur - July 8th 1936 - Benoni - 1. Souvenance; 2. Blunder; 3. Belle Isle -- Benoni Handicap (A) 1 mile - July 18th 1936 - Benoni - 1. Austrian; 2. Astonished; 3. Salvitae; 4. Millionairess -- Moderate Handicap (Bot) 1 mile - Oct 3rd 1936 - Turffontein - 1. Mercutio; 2. Wiseacre; 3. Sir Peter -- Maiden Handicap 6 fur - Oct 17th 1936 - Benoni - 1. Guillotine; 2. Rollator; 3. Eupatrio -- Galloway & Pony Handicap (C) 7 fur - Oct 23rd 1936 - Turffontein - 1. Lomond Lily; 2. Left Wing; 3. Cordial Juvenile Plate 4 fur - Nov 28th 1936 - Germiston - 1. Mobile; 2. Plaid; 3. Cambrohne -- Pony & Galloway Handicap (B) 7 fur - Dec 5th 1936 - Benoni - 1. Silver Code; 2. Devil Dancer; 3. First Nighter -- New Clare Handicap (D) 6 fur - Dec 9th 1936 - New Clare - 1. Pledge; 2. Silver Tissue; 3. Tartarian -- Nursery Trial Plate 5 fur - Dec 12th 1936 - Germiston - 1. Refuge; 2. Pretext; 3. Donnetta -- Farewell Handicap (D) 1 mile - Jan 2nd 1937 - Turffontein - 1. Sold Again; 2. Mountain Chief; 3. River Pride -- Charles Marx Memorial Plate 1m1fur - Jan 2nd 1937 - Turffontein - 1. Zenana; 2. Mail Plane; 3. Felicitas -- Juvenile Fillies & Geldings Handicap 6 fur - Jan 16th 1937 - Germiston - 1. Refuge; 2. Wincarnis; 3. Spiritual -- Juvenile Fillies' Handicap 6 fur - Feb 6th 1937 - Germiston - 1. Wincarnis; 2. Alarm Clock; 3. Cocktail Party -- Auckland Park Handicap (A) 1 1/4 miles - March 6th 1937 - Auckland Park - 1. Cheery Lad; 2. None Such; 3. Actuary -- Benoni Handicap (C) 6 fur - April 10th 1937 - Benoni - 1. Beautiful Blue; 2. Evidence; 3. Upper Deck -- Benoni Handicap (A) 1 mile - April 10th 1937 - Benoni - 1. Tints of Dawn; 2. Hoodman; 3. Poor Jack -- Galloway & Pony Handicap (C) 5 fur - April 17th 1937 - Auckland Park - 1. Hoodwink; 2. Loerie; 3. Maluti Maid -- Farewell Handicap (D) 1 mile - June 5th 1937 - Turffontein - 1. Embellish; 2. Dewdrop; 3. Indifference -- Galloway & Pony Handicap (B) 5 fur - June 19th 1937 - Turffontein - 1. Sessa; 2. Bellinzona; 3. Great Favourite -- Stewards' Plate 4 fur - Nov 13th 1937 - Germiston - 1. Little Demon; 2. Taciturn; 3. Verveyst -- Rand Airport Handicap (D) 1 mile - Dec 11th 1937 - Germiston - 1. Wings of Chance; 2. Parched; 3. Bar Gold -- Boxburg Handicap (A) 5 fur - March 4th 1939 - Benoni - 1. Broom Corn; 2. Frolic; 3. Wey ---- Album 1: Photo portrait of Austrian with E Gruar riding Galloway & Pony Handicap (C) 7 fur - June 15th 1932 - New Clare - 1. Green Valley; 2. Ticks; 3. Blue Hill -- Park Hill Handicap (C) 1m1fur - Sept 24th 1932 - Germiston - 1. Sprig; 2. Misprint; 3. Fanie -- Pony & Galloway Handicap (B) 5 fur - Oct 1st 1932 - Benoni - +Portia; +Frustel; 2. Command; 3. Claret Cup -- Rose Deep Handicap (B) 6 fur - Sept 24th 1932 - Germiston - 1. Airy; 2. Deathray; 3. Good Looker -- Apprentices' Handicap 5 fur - Oct 22nd 1932 - Auckland Park - 1. Convert; 2. The Heir; 3. Accolade -- Galloway & Pony Handicap (D) 6 fur - Dec 16th 1932 - Turffontein - 1. Araby; 2. Betty; 3. Whirling -- Rose Deep Handicap (C) 5 fur - Dec 10th 1932 - Germiston - 1. Tut Tut; 2. Linnet; 3. Red Plane -- New Clare Handicap (C) 1 mile - May 10th 1933 - New Cclare - 1. Saccus; 2. Mufti; 3. Wing Time -- Stewards' Maiden Handicap 5 fur - May 6th 1933 - Germiston - 1. Prince Imperial; 2. Runaway Boy; 3. Flying Duchess -- Maiden Handicap 6 fur - Sept 9th 1933 - Germiston - 1. Papal; 2. Mark Tapley; 3. Royal Ronald -- Goldfields Handicap 1 1/2 miles - Oct 7th 1933 - Turffontein - 1. Pastoral; 2. Scrupulous; 3. Cartello; 4. Remembrance -- Brokers' Handicap (C) 1 mile - June 3rd 1933 - Turffontein - 1. Heavenly; 2. Moon Kiss; 3. Fatima -- Pony Handicap (B) 6 fur - Nov 18th 1933 - Turffontein - 1. Araby; 2. Earthquake; 3. Triplane -- Pony Handicap (B) 1 mile - Feb 25th 1933 - Turffontein - 1. Araby; 2. Best of All; 3. Cutty -- New Clare Handicap (A) 1 mile - Feb 1st 1933 - New Clare - 1. Templar; 2. St Lawrence; 3. Peacock -- Galloway & Pony Handicap (C) 7 fur - March 15th 1933 - New Clare - 1. Caress; 2. Jewdy Sure; 3. Gilt Edge -- Park Hill Handicap (C) 7 fur - March 18th 1933 - Germiston - 1. Noble; 2. Royal Spur; 3. Corinaldo -- Rossmore Handicap (A) 5 fur - May 13th 1933 - Auckland Park - 1. Good Looker; 2. Harridan; 3. Literature -- Galloway & Pony Handicap (Bot) 1 mile - Jan 2nd 1935 - Krugersdorp - 1. Vamp; 2. Lionise; 3. Trapsuutjies Maiden -- Handicap 6 fur - July 29th 1933 - Turffontein - 1. Missioner; 2. Elevation; 3. Beau Sabreur -- New Clare Handicap (C) 7 fur - Feb 1st 1933 - New Clare - 1. Sedate; 2. Musette; 3. Leander -- Krugersdorp Handicap (B) 6 fur - March 7th 1933 - Krugersdorp - 1. Fiery; 2. Ruler; 3. Midshipmite -- New Clare Handicap (C) 7 fur - April 5th 1933 - New Clare - 1. Gentle; 2. Musette; 3. Bombardment -- Galloway & Pony Handicap (A) 6 fur - April 12th 1933 - Krugersdorp - 1. Son O' Toyo; 2. Juvenescent; 3. Elementury (?) -- Plaid Handicap 5 fur - Dec 18th 1937 - Turffontein - 1. Carmelite; 2. Rosebay; 3. Montmartre -- Rose Deep Handicap (D) 7 fur - May 26th 1934 - Germiston - 1. Symbolic; 2. Tribute; 3. Dodo -- Pony & Galloway Handicap (B) 6 fur - June 17th 1933 - Turffontein - 1. Jewdy Sure; 2. Emulsion; 3. Spendthrift -- Pony Handicap (B) 1 milel - Aug 19th 1933 - Turffontein - 1. Lileo; 2. Veldsong; 3. Wee Ella -- Benoni Handicap (A) 1 mile - Aug 26th 1933 - Benoni - 1. Pastoral; 2. Formal; 3. Scrupulous -- Brokers' Handicap (A) 6 fur - Oct 7th 1933 - Turffontein - 1. Binky Winky; 2. Formal; 3. Tints of Dawn ---- Album 2: Rose Deep Handicap (B) 1m1fur - May 5th, 1934 - Germiston - 1. Papal; 2. Sundowner; 3. Visible -- New Clare Handicap (A) 6 fur - May 9th, 1934 - New Clare - 1. Gasoline; 2. Lady Emmett; 3. Night Life -- Auckland Park Handicap (A) 1m1fur - May 12th, 1934 - Auckland Park - 1. Friars Heel; 2. Adam; 3. To and Fro -- Rossmore Handicap (C) 5 fur - May 12th 1934 - Auckland Park - 1. Masterful; 2. Sand Snipe; 3. Accolade -- Rose Deep Handicap (A) 1 mile - June 16th 1934 - Germiston - 1. To and Fro; +. Clove Hitch; +. Friars' Heel; 3. Pastoral -- Galloway & Pony Handicap (A) 7 fur - Aug 1st 1934 - +Kathleen; +Baby Austin; 3. City Late; 4. Bathing Suit -- New Clare Handicap (C) 6 fur - Oct 10 1934 - New Clare - 1. Gladness; 2. Midas; 3. Entoiler. The details of many of the races (including trainer and owner) are handwritten on the photographs. Also a photograph of Gruar affixed to a loose front cover of a notebook. It is clear that some of the photographs have been removed from an album. However, the photographs are in general good repair. There are creases to some, some wear to some about the edges. They are healthy, sure, assured, clean and clear, agreeable, historic. The albums, whilst there is wear and residue and debris on some pages, are sound and steady. An EXCELLENT price for this exceptional collection. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 96ry
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Keywords: Goldstein, Abe (photo)

 
BETRIX, GONDA;ATTWOOD-WHEELER, JULIA
Gonda Betrix Jumping to Success
Southern Book Publishers. 1991, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 1868122190). Hardcover, with dust jacket. The boards are shelf rubbed.Light insect damage.Tightly bound.Very good copy.[R.K]. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: xo3
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Catalogue: Horse Racing
Keywords: 1868122190

 
JAFFEE, JEAN
They Raced to Win: A History of Racing in South Africa, 1797-1979
C. Struik. 1980, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0869771299). Hardcover, with dust jacket. jacket is rubbed, chipped and creased. edge wear on boards. tanning, soiling and marks. book is damp marked and wavy. fair copy.[S.N]. Fair/Fair.
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Book number: onho
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Catalogue: Horse Racing
Keywords: JPG~ 0869771299

 
DE KOCK, MIKE : PRETORIUS, CHARL
Horse Chestnut : The Story of a Legend
MC Publishers. 2000, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 062025890X). Soft cover. wraps are shelf rubbed and a bit edge worn. light marks. well bound. good copy.[S.N]. Good.
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Book number: asxx
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Catalogue: Horse Racing
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DE KOCK, MIKE
Horse Chestnut the Story of a Legend
MC. 2000, 1st Edition. Soft cover. The wraps are rubbed and marked.Signed by author.tightly bound. Very Good. Signed.
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Book number: 665j
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Catalogue: Horse Racing

 
PRIOR, C M
The History of the Racing Calendar and Study-Book - from Their Inception in the Eighteenth Century, with Observations on Some of the Occurrences Noted Therein
The "Sporting Life", London. 1926, First Edition. Hardcover. 271 pages (complete). A most pleasing copy. The blue boards have gilt borders and titling. They are very smart and handsome and dignified. The contents are in excellent condition. The pages are fresh, sharp, neat, tidy, very clean and clear, most gratifying - indeed almost as if the book has just hopped off the printing press! fk. Near Fine.
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Book number: 88kh
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Catalogue: Horse Racing

 
WYNDHAM, THE HON H A
The Early History of the Thoroughbred Horse in South Africa
Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press. 1924, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 275 pages (complete). Signed by Wyndham on the front pastedown (dated: June 1924). Also signed, as previous owner, by the author Mary Kuttel. A VERY RARE copy of Wyndham's study of South African thoroughbreds. The tan boards are comfortable. The edges and corners have mild shelving wear. The spine has shelving wear to the head and foot. The faces are very mildly scuffed. They are placid and sure. Whilst the end pages are tanned, the contents are most agreeable. They are very clean and clear, certain and confident, healthy and handsome, convivial and comfortable. fk. Very Good/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: 25la
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WYNDHAM, THE HON H A
The Early History of the Thoroughbred Horse in South Africa
Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press. 1924, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 275 pages (complete). Ex-library (Royal Empire Society (now the Royal Commonwealth Society) in Northumberland Avenue, London) copy with consequent labels, annotations, stamps, wear, use and marks. Despite being a member of one of the grandest of families (the Egremonts of Petworth) Hugh Wyndham preferred the rigours of the South African high veld. Also, despite his political, military and imperial ambitions, it was his passion for horses and racing that is his legacy. The boards have some wear about the edges, corners. They are scuffed and marked from handling and shelving. They are benign, secure. The contents are pleasing. They are tight, clean, clear, very assured, diligent and amenable. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 64me
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